ZYZZYVA 43/44: STRANGE ATTRACTION: The Last Word: West Coast Writers and Artists, Volume XI, Number 3/4, Fall/Winter 1995: The Best of Ten Years of ZYZZYVA.

Alexie, Sherman, and Dorianne Laux, signed) Junker, Howard, editor.

ISBN 10: 0874172756 / ISBN 13: 9780874172751
Published by San Francisco and Reno, NV: University of Nevada Press, (1998.), 1998
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SIGNED first edition - First thus- a trade paperback but with the white glossy covers used on copies sent to subscribers. A book which is both a celebration of ten years of survival for this 'anti-canonic and quirky' literary journal and an introduction to the quality and the breadth of the material it publishes. This copy is SIGNED by two contributors: by Dorianne Laux at her poem 'After Twelve Days of Rain,' and by Sherman Alexie at 'from the Native American Broadcasting Storm.' Other contributors include Gary Snyder, Robert Haas, Philip Levine, Michelle Clinton, Jess Mowry, Kate Braverman, Po Bronson, Francisco X. Alarcon, Karen Karbo, August Kleinzahler, William Vollmann, Lois-Ann Yamanaka, Tess Gallagher and many others. Introduction by Junker. Notes on the contributors. 335 pp. We specialize in literary journals, and have many others - including many not yet catalogued and listed on line. Near fine in glossy white covers with black spine and lettering. Uncommon in this format, and especially so signed. Bookseller Inventory # 40304

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Title: ZYZZYVA 43/44: STRANGE ATTRACTION: The Last ...

Publisher: San Francisco and Reno, NV: University of Nevada Press, (1998.)

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Soft cover

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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An important quarterly for West Coast writers, ZYZZYVA joins an elite handful of literary magazines in celebrating a tenth anniversary. In honor of that celebration, a collection of the journal's greatest pieces from 1985-1994 has been assembled. Edited by the journal's founder, Howard Junker, it is a valuable anthology of contemporary writing in the Pacific states. Anti-canonic and quirky in the best West Coast tradition, this anthology helps define a place, a time, a way of life, and a community.

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Howard Junker is editor of ZYZZYVA: West Coast Writers & Artists.

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